A Three-MV Journey through the Yukueshirezu – Story – zure

Although my thesis isn’t anywhere near the completion point I’d like it to be, my Tsurezure fever is as fiery as it ever was.

In case you don’t read the main Codomomental Twitter, the producer has said he wants the fans to think of “Paradise Lost” as a complement to “Miss Sins” and “Loud Asymmetry”, as they are intended as a triptych.

Now, because we enjoy speculations almost as much as we adore idols here at Homicidols, I’d like to piece together the story that links these three songs. In the future, I’d love to cover the timeline from the arrival of Tsuyame and Cococo through Post-Catastrophy, as all videos converge through recurring use of similar motifs, but that will wait, as all the MV have their individual stories, transforming this into a laborious enterprise.

For now, story time! Continue reading

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IDLE is DEAD: A Conspiracy Theory to Shake the World

So I wasn’t going to write about this. I already wrote a big thread on Twitter. But then John poked me asking why this isn’t on here, then I realised that running an idol news blog never stopped Maniac going full-on tin foil hat, so you know what? Screw it.

I’ve come to the (probably false) conclusion that something big is going to happen soon. Something big enough for me to be sat typing nonsense at 2:00 a.m. Something that will really shake up the idol world as long as you’re a WACK fan, probably. My theory?

Nozomi and Uika are going to quit BILLIE IDLE and re-join BiS.

And I have evidence to back it up! Continue reading

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Rev up Your Conspiracy Engines for This Friday Fun

I’m starting to think that I need to start censoring Kerrie, but she’s on a roll and I’ll be darned if I’m going to stop giving myself reasons to literally laugh out loud multiple times every Friday-Sunday. Take it away, kid.

“This is going to be the last WACK-themed event I’ll do in a while,” I said. “People are gonna get bored of this really quick,” I said. And then what do you know, the exact day #IdolPublicityStunts begins, Watanabe drops the bombshell that is a WACK-wide audition with girls from every group he manages coming to the final training camp! What?

Well, with news like that, how can I not encourage everyone to make their own predictions as to what happens? But before we get to that, lets have a look at #IdolPublicityStunts. You guys did great on this one, as expected.


[Maniac: For the record, this was all really good, but Daemon wins.] Continue reading

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What Do the Five Know?

Let’s get down to some good ol’ fashioned irresponsible speculation:

What’s next? And why must we wait until Fox Day to get it? And why was my snarky throwaway tweet so immediately thereafter proved prescient? Continue reading

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The Conspiracy Shows Itself: The Idol Government’s First Meeting

I can’t even pretend that this isn’t completely ridiculous and completely cool and feeding right into my every paranoid delusion about the Babymetal Illuminati and the future world government … of idol.

Our friend Pure Idol Heart shared this yesterday; its existence had come up in discussion before, but now the reality of this Nation of Domination has made itself known, and may we all quake with fear at the repercussions:

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Mina’s Staying Loose, Just Waiting for the Bullpen Phone to Ring

I wondered if we’d get another chance to revisit the Greatest Conspiracy in Human History again before the year was over, and the Babymetal Illuminati allowed another sign of their intentions to slip through.

Via the Idolmetal group

See Mina’s previous connection to the conspiracy. Continue reading

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